This study aimed at identifying the social consequences of Jordanian women's employment as viewed by employed women in Jerash governorate in light of some specific variables. The researcher used the method of social survey sampling, which was selected to study a representative sample of working women in the governorate of Jerash as the population for the study for the purpose of attaining data specifically related to their attitudes towards the employment of women. The community of the study consists of all working women in Jerash governorate in both public and private sectors. These women are officially registered in civil service bureau and Jerash directorate of labor. Their number is estimated at (3740) working women as of July, 2015. The study sample consisted of (172) working women in Jerash governorate equally distributed over the public and private sectors. The study participants were selected in an intentional random sampling process to achieve the goal of the study. The study concluded that there were statistically significant differences with regard to the social consequences of Jordanian women's employment regarding to the variables of (age, place of residence, marital status, place and type of employment). The study also revealed that there were no statistically significant differences with regard to the variable of educational level
Mohammad H. Abumelhim
Working Women, Social Consequences, Women Labor, Jerash Governorate, The Private Sector, The Public Sector.